Structural work is now at the second floor for Schiller Place Apartments, a three-building residential development at 711-749 W Schiller Street in Near North Side. Prior to construction, the narrow site was occupied by a vacant grass lot.
Permits have been issued for a nine-story mixed-use building at 751 N Hudson Avenue in River North. Planned by LG Development Group, the new construction which will yield ground-level retail space and 134 units on the above floors. Residents will have access to a fitness center, a second-floor pool deck with cabanas, fire pits, and an outdoor kitchen, as well as a top-floor amenity deck with unobstructed skyline views. Other features include a dog run, bike rooms, tenant storage, conference rooms, and co-working space with breakout rooms.
Demolition permits were issued earlier this week for a three-story multi-unit residential building at 2143 N Racine Avenue in Lincoln Park.
Both interior and exterior work is currently underway for the adaptive reuse of the 13-story Bridgeview Bank Building, located at 4753 N Broadway Avenue in Uptown. Previously known as the Sheridan Bank and Trust Building, the classically-styled structure was initially built at eight stories in 1925 before four additional floors were constructed in 1928. In 2007, the structure received landmark designation, before it was bought by Cedar St. Companies for $19 million in 2019.
This week, renovation permits were issued to an existing two-story masonry building located at 7215 S Ridgeland Avenue in South Shore. The occupying owner Kim Russell plans to add a third unit to the basement portion, while also refurbishing the rest of the building. Other improvements include new drywall, new finishes and interior alterations, a replacement of the rear porch, and upgrades to the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.